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Sweet Potato and Ginger soup

  2 TBSP olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 2 TBSP finely grated fresh ginger root 1 big sweet potato, peeled and cubed 3 cups stock 1 TBSP ground coriander sea salt, to taste freshly ground black pepper, to taste chili flakes, to taste 2 garlic cloves, finely grated...

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Garlic and Chili pepper pan fried shrimp

   This is a very easy and delicious dish, and it works great as a starter or side dish. You will need, shrimp, garlic, butter, olive oil (or grape seed) and red pepper or chili flakes. If you are planning to put the pan on the serving table, use a cast iron pan if...

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Bobotie

There are many different variations of bobotie, this recipe is spicy, fruity and goes a long way. This is one of the recipes you can make in advance as this is just tastier the following day. It is EASY to make! You can make this recipe by just adding or minimizing to...

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Whole Wheat Rusks

These rusks are delicious. Wet ingredients 500 g butter, melted 500 ml buttermilk 3 large eggs 2 cups soft brown sugar Whisk eggs and buttermilk together, add sugar and melted butter; mix well. Dry ingredients 300 g flour 400 g whole-wheat flour 300 g traditional oats...

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Baked Cheddar Spinach Squares

  This recipe may be made ahead and reheated, is an excellent hors d’oeuvre or side dish, and freezes well. 1 10-ounce package frozen spinach, thawed 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup milk (non-fat is fine to use) 2 eggs 1/2 cup onion,...

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Fruit crumble

   I had some leftover fruit salad (with blackberries, mango, peaches, and banana) and was in the mood for dessert, so I decided to try my hand at a crumble. Of course, I have no idea how much of what I used, so here's my best guess: About a cup and a half of fruit...

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DATE BALLS

  200g package of plain biscuits like Arrowroot or plain tea biscuits 500g regular pitted dates 225g butter 1 egg, beaten 2/3 cup sugar 1tsp vanilla extract Unsweetened coconut to coat Melt butter, sugar, and vanilla together in a saucepan. Add dates and simmer until...

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BAKED CHEESECAKE

   200g shortbread cookies (I use ginger biscuits) 55g (50ml) butter, melted Place biscuits in processor and blend till fine, add melted butter and mix well. Spray 24cm loose bottom cake pan with food spray. Place biscuit mixture in pan and press down firmly. Prepare...

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BISCUIT CARAMEL SQUARES

  Melt together: 200 gr margarine 1 can caramel condensed milk 500gr icing sugar ** (see substitute below to make icing sugar) pinch of salt Combine all the above in a large bowl and melt in the microwave for 1-2 minutes, whisk well till smooth and no lumps visible....

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Baked Eggs & Bacon in Potato Bowls

   Ingredients: 4 large potatoes 4 small blobs of margarine 4 eggs Crumbled bacon or left over sausage thinly sliced (or any other meat you have available) Shredded cheddar cheese Fresh spring onion, finely chopped Fresh ground black pepper Directions Cook your...

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Milo Balls

  Ingredients 1 x 250g packet Marie biscuit, crushed ½ x tin condensed milk ½ x cup applesauce 10 x tablespoon milo 1 cup coconut 3 x 1/3 cup oats Extra coconut for rolling Method In a large bowl crush biscuits until fine. (This works well in a food processor if you...

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Milo Balls

  Ingredients 1 x 250g packet marie biscuit, crushed 1 x tin condensed milk 4 x tablespoon milo ½ cup coconut Extra coconut for rolling Method In a large bowl crush biscuits until fine. (This works well in a food processor if you have 1) Add the milo, coconut and...

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Swedish Rice Pudding

   I'm experimenting with rice puddings and found this fun take on it with a fluffy meringue topping: 4 cups milk ½ cup long grain rice ½ teaspoon salt 4 egg yolks, room temperature 1/3 cup white sugar 2 tablespoons butter, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 egg...

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Creamy Classic Rice Pudding

   1 1/2 cups cooked rice 2 cups milk, divided 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 egg, beaten 1/4 cup white sugar 1 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Combine cooked rice, 1 1/2 cups milk, and salt in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir constantly until thick and...

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